Water Well Driller

Water Well Drillers set up and operate mobile equipment used to drill residential, commercial and industrial water wells and perform other industrial drilling. This program will also prepare you to:

  • Find potable water that is clean and safe to drink
  • Assist customers select a drilling site and estimate the cost
  • Reconstruct, redevelop and disinfect older and contaminated wells and water-pumping systems

Program Updates:

This program is now active and open for registrations. To challenge this program, see the documents below. For more information, contact:

BC Ground Water Association
604-530-8934
(Toll free within BC: 1-855-530-8934)
secretary@bcgwa.shaw.ca

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
  • Download(PDF 411.1 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 347.13 KB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.

OR

If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
  • Download(PDF 62.31 KB)
  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 150.18 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 55.06 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 79.84 KB)